Eduardo Goenaga Diaz, MD

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Eduardo Goenaga Diaz, MD, is an attending anesthesiologist with the Cardiac Center and the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC


Anesthesiology - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC


Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC
Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology - Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Board Certification

Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography - National Board of Echocardiography
Anesthesiology – American Board of Anesthesiology
Pediatric Anesthesiology – American Board of Anesthesiology

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Anesthesiologist

Departments and Services




Templeton TW, Petty JK, Sutton CJ, Goenaga-Díaz EJ, Templeton LB. Bronchial blocker entrapment in a 7-month-old infant: a case report. A&A Practice 2020;14(13):e01347.

Goenaga-Díaz EJ, Smith LD, Pecorella SH, Smith TE, Russel GB, Johnson KN, Downard MG, Ririe DG, Hammon DE, Hodges AS, Templeton TW. A comparison of the breathing apparatus dead space associated with a supraglottic airway and endotracheal tube using volumetric capnography in young children. Korean J Anesthesiol 2020: Online ahead of print.

Templeton LB, Norton MJ, Goenaga-Díaz EJ, McLaughlin DH, Zpadka ME, Templeton TW. Experience with a "Feed and Swaddle" program in infants up to six months of age. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 2020;64(1): 63-68


Templeton TW, Goenaga-Díaz EJ, Downard MG, McLouth CJ, Smith TE, Templeton LB, Pecorella LB, Hammon DE, O'Brien JJ, McLaughlin DH, Lawrence AE, Tennant PR, Ririe DG. Assessment of common criteria for awake extubation in infants and young children. Anesthesiology 2019;131(4): 801-808.

Templeton TW, Hodges AS, Templeton LB, Goenaga-Díaz EJ. Shakespeare, perioperative respiratory adverse events, COLDS, and the room air oxygen saturation: "All's well that ends well." Paediatr Anaesth 2019;29(6): 662-663.

Fernando RJ, Williamson E, Goenaga-Díaz EJ, Johnson SD. Transesophageal echocardiographic evaluation of a double orifice mitral valve. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anes 2019;33(4): 1044-1047.


Templeton TW, Goenaga-Díaz EJ, Runyan CM, Kiell EP, Lee AJ, Templeton LB. A generalized multistage approach to oral and nasal intubation in infants with Pierre Robin sequence: A retrospective review. Paediatr Anaesth 2018;28(11): 1029-1034.

Templeton TW, Goenaga-Díaz EJ, Templeton LB, Ririe DG. An inconvenient truth: Supraglottic devices can lead to potentially significant increases in the apparatus dead space in the anesthetized infant. Paediatr Anaesth 2018;28(7): 672-673.

Templeton TW, Goenaga-Díaz EJ, Templeton LB, Ririe DG. An in vitro analysis of the dead space in 5 supraglottic airway devices intended for use in small children and infants. Paediatr Anaesth 2018;28(6): 570-572.

Goenaga Díaz EJ, Carter JE, Templeton TW. Nitroglycerin: An unusual solution to intraoperative hypothermia in a 4-year-old burn patient. Paediatr Anaesth 2018;28(1): 71-72.


Templeton TW, Morris BN, Goenaga-Díaz EJ, Forest DJ, Hadley R, Moore BA, Bryan YF, Royster RL. A prospective comparison of intraluminal and extraluminal placement of the 9-French Arndt bronchial blocker in adult thoracic surgery patients. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anes 2017;31(4):1335-1340.


Templeton TW, Templeton LB, Goenaga-Díaz EJ, Bryan YF. Laryngeal stimulation: an early objective test for timing extubation in young children. Paediatr Anaesth 2016;26(10):1027-28.


Sahoo T, Goenaga Díaz EJ Serebriiskii IG, Thomas JW, Kotova E, Cuellar JG, Peloquin JM, Golemis E, Beitinjaneh F, Green ED, Johnson EW, Marchuk DA. Computational and experimental analyses reveal previously undetected coding exons of the KRIT1 (CCM1) gene. Genomics 2001;71(1): 123-126


Rivera NM, Goenaga Díaz EJ Hernández SP, Centeno JA; Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy study of the interaction of metal cations with DNA and its nitrogen bases. Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine 2000(6): 355-360.

Posters and Presentations

Invited Lectures


Goenaga-Díaz EJ. "A Practical Approach to Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access in Children." 11th Annual Best Practices in Pediatric Anesthesia Care Meeting. Winston-Salem, NC. April 2019.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

Anesthesia & Analgesia, Associate Editor (Correspondence)
A&A Practice, Journal Reviewer

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2013-present, Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society
2011-present, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia
2011-present, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
2007-present, American Society of Anesthesiologists